Posted 2 months ago

Job Title: Estimator
Location: Wigan
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience + additional benefits

Are you an experienced Estimator looking for a new challenge?

LHR are working with a leading North-West Construction company who specialise in retail and leisure. Due to continued growth, they are now looking for an experienced Estimator to join their commercial team delivering projects throughout the UK.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive company and one in which you will be expected to contribute to the ongoing development often working with minimal supervision.

Key duties of the Estimator:
• Produce high quality, accurate estimates, presented in a legible, analytical, and logical format
• Responsibility for processing tenders – Reviewing tender enquiries, identifying risks, packaging up the tender documents, acquiring prices from sub-contractors, preparing accurate take offs, and producing a full breakdown of pricing and completing the tender submission under tight deadlines
• Adjudication and comparison of sub-contractor quotations
• Ensure a smooth handover of the project to the site team
• Compilation of project preliminaries
• Preparation of budget estimates
• Value Engineering to ensure budgets are achieved without compromising quality
• Assist in the preparation of tenders in good time for analysis and adjudication by the Directors
• Prepare and quantify work schedules for sub-contract enquiries.
• Prepare and quantify work schedules for materials enquiries.
• Placement of sub-contract and materials orders
• Management of sub-contract orders and preparation of interim and final valuations
• Record, value and report on variations and issue regular cost reports
• Preparation and submission of final accounts and subsequent negotiation and settlement both with sub-contractors and client representatives
• Monitor costs to ensure budgets and targets are achieved
• Report on contractual issues
• Undertake risk evaluation

The Successful Estimator:
• A background of working on fast-track leisure and retail projects
• Experience on project values of £50k – £5m
• HNC/HND and/ or a degree in Quantity Surveying or similar
• Good communication skills, be well organised and able to work under their own initiative
• Good IT skills
• Experience with using Conquest estimating software or similar
• Full driving license

The client is offering a negotiable salary depending on experience. Please detail your salary requirements upon application.

Please note as part of the recruitment process you will be required to provide right to work documents.

**Only candidates that meet the required criteria will be contacted.**

LHR acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. LHR is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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